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[Collection of Travel Maps]

Description: Nine maps depicting the travels of the author to accompany his journals. The first map shows routes through parts of the Middle East and Asia with references to the Orenburgh Expedition. The second map shows routes in Northern Europe and parts of Russia, including towns in Prussia, Germany, and the Netherlands. The third map shows various portions of the Volga River in four separate, overlapping insets with nearby towns noted. The fourth map shows an area around the Eastern Ocean including … more
Date: 1762
Creator: Hanway, Jonas, 1712-1786.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Carte Reduite du Globe Terrestre

Description: Hand-drawn map of the world, circa 1763. The place names are in French with some cities noted as well as geographic features (with relief shown pictorially).
Date: 1763~
Creator: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The World, with the Tracts & Discoveries of the Latest Navigators.

Description: This map shows the entire world, broken down into two hemispheres (with are connected circles). The western hemisphere is shown to the left and the eastern hemisphere is to the right. Continents, some countries and major cities, and bodies of water are marked and labeled. Additionally, the routes of Captain Cook and other explorers of the late 1700s are noted and labeled.
Date: 1820
Creator: Kelly, Thomas
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps of the World Based on U.S. Expeditions]

Description: This sheet includes three separate maps. At the top and bottom of the page, there are circular, connected hemisphere maps showing the east and west hemispheres, and north and south hemispheres respectively. A note at the head of the page says, "The track laid down on Map no. 1, is that of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, in the voyage round the world performed in the years 1838, 39, 40, 41 and 42. The arrows indicate the directions sailed." Continents are labeled and shaded in color. Geograph… more
Date: 1852
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The World on a Globular Projection

Description: This sheet includes a map of the northern and southern hemispheres shown as connected circles. The continents are shaded in colors and labeled including some countries, cities, and bodies of water. At the bottom of the page is "A Chart, exhibiting the progress of Christianity from the birth of our Saviour to the present time" broken down by continents.
Date: October 13, 1830
Creator: D.F. Robinson & Co. (Hartford, Conn.)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Africa and adjoining portions of Europe and Asia.

Description: Atlas map of Africa, showing countries colored according to colonial administration, capital cities and towns, caravan routes and railways, rivers, swamps, and desert areas. The map includes an inset map of the Cape Verde Islands and a note to English-speakers on the pronunciation of French, Italian, and Portuguese names as well as a translation key for native words. Scale [ca. 1:12,672,000] (200 miles to the inch).
Date: 1922
Creator: Grosvenor, Gilbert
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The world: prepared expressly for the National Geographic Magazine, showing the political divisions, including those established after the World War

Description: Atlas map of the world showing international and states boundaries after World War I. The map includes insets of the north polar region (upper-left), south polar region (upper-right), density of population and prevailing winds (lower-right), and natural vegetation and ocean currents (lower-left). Scale [ca. 1:39,600,000] (625 miles to the inch).
Date: 1922
Creator: Grosvenor, Gilbert
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of the World Showing Trade Routes & Shortest Sailing Distances Between Canadian & Foreign Ports

Description: Atlas map of the world, presenting countries in a variety of colors, indicating the distance in nautical miles between Canadian ports and various maritime destinations. A box in the lower-right corner sets the synthesis of these distances in a table. Scale graduated to various degrees of latitude.
Date: 1930
Creator: Canada. Department of the Interior.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Mappemonde suivant la projection de Mercator

Description: This map uses Mercator projection and shows the entire world. Major regions (North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia) are shaded in different colors. Some cities are noted and countries labeled (but not delineated). Bodies of water and other geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: unknown
Creator: Jacobs, S. & Fremin, A. R.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Planisphere physique, où l'on voit du Pole Septentrional ce que l'on connoit de terres et de mers : avec les grandes chaines de montagnes qui traversent le globe

Description: This map shows the world as a physical planisphere projection, as viewed from the North Pole. Some geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Prime meridian: Isle de Fer.
Date: 1752
Creator: Bauche, Philippe, 1700-1773 & Schenk Jansz, Leonard, 1732-1800
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Panigloben in Homalographischer Projection

Description: This map shows the world in two circular hemispheres. Continents and some countries are labeled. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There is an ancillary map at the bottom of the page showing the North Pole, labeled "Länder um den Nord-Pol in Stereographischer Polarprojection." To either side of the ancillary map, there are colored charts comparing the heights of world mountains; they are labeled "Höhen auf der Westlichen Halbkugel" and "Höhe… more
Date: unknown
Creator: Lange, Henry, 1821-1893
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Principal Ocean Trade Routes of the World

Description: This map shows the world with major trade routes marked. The routes are shown in red lines and black dotted lines with labels and some notes regarding transit times. Major cities and exports are labeled; bodies of water and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown in hachures). There is text beneath the map labeled "Questions on the Map." Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. On the back of the map there are two pages of text. On the left, the text is titled "Physical G… more
Date: 1885
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Commercial Map of the World

Description: This sheet includes multiple maps; on the front is a commercial map of the world. The commercial map is color-coded to show different aspects of commerce (the key is in the lower right corner) and also uses red and black lines to mark trade and communication routes as well as ocean currents (the key is in the lower left corner). Additionally, red text marks the locations of products and industries across the world. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hach… more
Date: 1890~
Creator: Hinman, Russell, 1853-1912
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A New and Accurate Map of the World, Comprehending all the New Discoveries, in Both Hemispheres, carefully brought down to the Present Time.

Description: This map shows the entire world in two round depictions of the Eastern and Western Hemispheres, respectively. Each of the major regions is outlined, shaded, and labeled. Major rivers and islands are marked. There are several small drawings around the outside of the map showing "Geographical Circles," the "Solar System," and the "Terrestrial Globe."
Date: unknown
Creator: Baldwyn, George Augustus
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Air Intelligence Training Bulletin, Volume 16, Number 1, January-June 1964

Description: Monthly publication of the Continental Air Command containing articles of interest to intelligence officers in the Air Force Reserve. This issue includes articles on Rumania, China, Brazil, Asian Economies, The Colombo Plan, and the Soviet army.
Date: January 1964
Creator: United States. Army Air Forces. Air Defense Command.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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